Optimax has been successful in learning to make synchrotron mirrors — creating a new niche for the New York business and for the U.S. This work came about during the development of a new, high-tech x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) microscope prototype being conducted by a methods and instrumentation development team (MIDT) at the NSLS. The...Continue Reading
The Gates optical filter manufacturer started in 2000 with a crew of optics experts looking to use their know-how in telecommunications industry applications, said co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Turan Erdogan. When that industry collapsed, the company shifted its focus to biotechnology instrumentation. Now those filters — glass coated with ultra-fine layers and typically costing...Continue Reading
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